November 29 - December 5, 2021

Hello WOC family! Come check out some of the awesome outdoor events we have going on this week. All events are open to the Williams College community.



Deer Hunting Season in our area has beGUN (rifle/shotgun)

NY: Nov. 20- Dec. 12

MA: Nov. 29 - Dec. 11 (no hunting on sundays in MA)

*If going into the woods - Be aware and A-wear bright colors!!


The WOC Equipment Room will be open by appointment only.  Hours are 12:30-1:30pm (M-Th) and 12-2pm (Fri). The Equipment Room is open to all WOC members.  Please go to this appointment schedule and sign up for a slot.  Use the tabs to find the correct week.    

We want your feedback on trips! Have you recently gone on a trip and want to give us feedback on COVID-19 precautions and how things went? Fill out our feedback form after your trip so we know how we’re doing!

Wondering about Holiday presents?  The WOC Equipment Room has silky soft Bamboo T-shirts in sizes to fit most of your family and friends.  Your grandpa will be styling in yoga class with a yellow and purple T-shirt that says “GET OUT AND PLAY” on the back.  Last chance to purchase these at $15.  Prices are going up with the new order slated for 2022.


Click here for extra information (mileage, elevation gain, etc) about trips!


Kayak Rolling Session 7:00 - 8:30 Come by the indoor pool to learn the basics of rolling a kayak!  Easy to get the 180 degree part but a little more challenging to get the 360 degree part where you come back up for air!!  Open to people of any or no experience. Please sign up on this form 


Climbing Wall open!  There will be open climbing from 8 - 10 pm at the Nate Lowe Climbing Wall in the Towne Field House.  No experience necessary.  All equipment provided.  This is for WOC members only and memberships are available at the wall.  Please enter through the doors on the south (Weston Field) side and leave your shoes on the plastic tarp at the door.



Weekly sunrise hike it’s a real one!!!!  This“wake up” and down Pine Cobble - sunrise at 7:05 AM. Meet on Paresky steps at 6:00 AM!!  This is a 3 mile hike round trip, one thousand foot elevation gain to get your blood flowing and endorphins coursing through your veins!!.   Dress for the weather -  winter hat/gloves needed for warmth at the summit, good footwear for a trail that will be SNOWY, muddy, wet and always rocky!  Bring a filled water bottle, headlamp - most definitely or flashlight and a cup for hot drinks.  Return to campus by 8:30AM.  Please sign up on this form  or email [log in to unmask] with any questions?



Trip to Prospect Mountain Cross-Country Ski Area W.O.C. is providing van transportation to Prospect Mountain leaving campus at 9AM return by 12:30 PM, Please sign up on this form   A trail pass for Williams students is $10.  Cross country ski gear is available in the W.O.C. equipment Room and must be picked up on Friday between 12 - 2 PM please make an appointment, appointment schedule    Questions?

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The Williams Outing Club (est. 1915)

Find us online at woc.williams.edu and @WOCstagram!

Equipment Room: Paresky, Level M

WOC Office: 2nd Floor Paresky

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Scott Lewis
Williams Outing Club
39 Chapin Hall Dr.
Williamstown, MA  01267

Wk Ph# (413) 597 - 2317 
Mobile  # (413) 884 - 5222
FAX     # (413) 597 - 4742

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